Educational and Motivational Speaking Duane & Cheryl Carey 5938 Instone Circle Colorado Springs, CO 80922 719-596-4898 home 719-322-6234 cell [email protected] One-Eighty Out, Inc. One-Eighty Out, Inc. specializes in inspiring people to
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One-Eighty Out, Inc. specializes in inspiring people to
believe they can achieve their dreams regardless of how
unattainable those dreams may appear. Our name,
One-Eighty Out, personifies the non-traditional approaches
used by co-founder Duane Carey as he rose from humble
beginnings in the public housing projects of St. Paul, MN, to
achieve his twin goals of becoming an Astronaut and piloting the
We speak to schools, universities, companies - all types of
organizations. We encourage corporate sponsorship to
enable us to reach remote, less privileged areas of North America.
Consistent with our non-traditional, “One-Eighty Out” philosophy,
we perform all of our business travels on motorcycles, to the delight
of our audiences. Astronaut, combat fighter-pilot, test pilot,
and motorcycle adventurers, let us share our experiences
with you and inspire you to achieve your dreams!
Name: Duane G. “Digger” Carey; Lt. Col., USAF, (Ret);
former NASA Astronaut
Personal Data: Born April 30, 1957 in St. Paul, MN. Married to Cheryl Ann Carey from St. Paul, MN.
Education: Graduated from Highland Park HS, St. Paul, MN in 1975; received a Bachelor Of Science Degree in Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics and a Master of Science Degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of MN/Minneapolis in 1981-82, respectively.
Special Honors: Awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross with Valor Device and three Air Medals for combat fighter missions flown during Desert Storm. Awarded the Hazel Kolb Brighter Image Award by the American Motorcyclist Association, the highest award the Association presents to those who have improved the image of motorcycling.
Experience: Received U.S. Air Force officer’s commission from ROTC in 1981. Graduated from Undergraduate Pilot Training in 1983. Flew the A-10A during tours at England AFB, LA and Suwon Air Base, Republic of Korea. Completed F-16 training in 1988 and assigned to Torrejon Air Base, Spain. Flew in Desert Storm and accumulated over 30 combat missions. In 1991, was selected to attend USAF Test Pilot School at Edwards AFB, CA. After graduation in 1992, he worked as an F-16 experimental test pilot and Systems Safety Officer at Edwards AFB. Has logged over 4,300 hours in more than 35 types of Aircraft. He has been published in American Motorcyclist Magazine and Whole Earth Review Magazine.
Motorcycling Experience: Duane Carey started riding motorcycles in 1970 at age 13. He, along with his wife Cheryl, have traveled over 300,000 miles on motorcycles and have ridden in 44 states,8 provinces, Mexico, and South Korea. He has raced enduros and motocross. He and his wife hope to eventually travel around the world on their motorcycles.
NASA Experience: Selected as astronaut candidate by NASA in
April of 1996. Completed two years of training and evaluation
and was qualified for flight assignment as a Space Shuttle
Pilot. Worked technical duties in the Astronaut Office Spacecraft
Systems/Operations Branch until selected to serve as pilot on
Space Shuttle mission STS-109.
Space Flight Experience: Logged over 10 days in space during
STS-109, which was the fourth Hubble Space Telescope servicing
mission. The crew of STS 109 successfully upgraded the Hubble
Space Telescope leaving it with a new power unit, a new camera,
and new solar arrays. HST servicing and upgrade was
accomplished by four crewmembers during a total of 5 EVAs in
5 consecutive days. The space walkers were assisted by
crewmates inside Space Shuttle Columbia. Carey also helped
document the EVA activities with video and still images. STS 109
orbited the Earth 165 times, and covered 3.9 million miles in over
To date he has reached over 100,000 people with his positive message.